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Bill Moyers (born Billy Don Moyers, June 5, 1934) is an American journalist and political commentator. Under the Johnson administration he served from 1965 to 1967 as the eleventh White House Press Secretary. He was a director of the Council on Foreign Relations, from 1967 to 1974. He also worked as a network TV news commentator for ten years. Moyers has been extensively involved with public broadcasting, producing documentaries and news journal programs, and has won numerous awards and honorary degrees for his investigative journalism and civic activities. He has become well known as a trenchant critic of the corporately structured U.S. news media.
|11th White House Press Secretary|
July 8, 1965 – February 1, 1967
|President||Lyndon B. Johnson|
|Preceded by||George Reedy|
|Succeeded by||George Christian|
Billy Don Moyers
June 5, 1934
Hugo, Oklahoma, U.S.
Judith Suzanne Davidson